Young people turn to tech for support #NoNormal

Research carried out by The Mix, the UK’s leading digital support charity for young people, has found that 72% of 16-24-year olds think digital technology may be more of a force for good than bad when it comes to their mental health. 70% of 16-24-year-olds surveyed said that they actively sought support from online communities when they were feeling low or lonely, while only 13% said they had no digital friends, and did not access any kind of online community that could support their mental health. However, many young people…

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Entercom Announces Live Two-Hour Broadcast of “I’m Listening” Special for Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention to Air on All of Its Stations Nationwide

Entercom announced today a two-hour live commercial-free broadcast special to raise awareness around mental health and suicide prevention as part of its multi-platform “I’m Listening” campaign. The “I’m Listening” broadcast will air across all of the company’s stations nationwide on Sunday, September 9 at 7:00 a.m. in their respective time zone, and via their livestreams on Radio.com, to mark the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. The year-long campaign also includes suicide prevention PSAs, on-air promos and a dedicated website with information and resources to end the stigma around mental…

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Unprecedented Coalition of Mental Health Organizations Partner to Support Separated Families at the U.S. Border

Give an Hour – the lead organization for the Campaign to Change Direction, a national nonprofit providing pro-bono mental health services – announced today that they are partnering with the American Psychological Association (APA), California Psychological Association (CPA) and California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT) to expand support for those affected by the humanitarian crisis continuing to develop at the U.S. border. Give an Hour currently consists of approximately 7,000 mental health professionals, providing free and confidential mental health care to those in need; to-date, they have donated…

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Free Mental Health Services Expanded for Refugee/Immigrant Support

Give an Hour – the lead organization for the Campaign to Change Direction and national nonprofit providing pro-bono mental health services – announced today that it is opening its network of providers to support those affected by the humanitarian crisis developing at the U.S. border. Give an Hour currently consists of approximately 7,000 mental health professionals, providing free and confidential mental health care to those in need; to-date, they have donated around 250,000 hours of free care, valued at more than $25 million. Since its founding in 2005, the organization…

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Mental health projects to receive £320,000 funding from The Bank of Scotland Foundation

Mental health projects across Scotland are being offered vital financial support this year, with the launch of a new Mental Health Fund from Bank of Scotland Foundation. Launched on Monday 14 May, during Mental Health Awareness Week, £320,000 of funding will be made available to mental health charities and other charities that deliver projects focussing on mental health. Charities can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £25,000 which will be awarded for one year only. Applications must be made via the Bank of Scotland Foundation website before 12 noon on Friday 6 July 2018.…

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